Inquiry launched into death of Rabat youth

The 22-year old Rabat resident was found in an unconscious state in the early hours of the morning

Police investigations and a magisterial inquiry are underway to determine the cause of death of 22-year old male in the early hours of Sunday morning.

According to the police, information was received at 4.45am indicating that an “incident” had taken place in Triq Hal Gharghur in Iklin.

District police who rushed to scene determined from preliminary investigations that the man had lost consciousness before falling to the ground.

An ambulance too him to Mater Dei Hospital for treatment however the man was unfortunately certified dead upon his arrival. 

Youth injured in Ta' Xbiex collision 

In an unrelated incident, a 20-year old female Attard resident sustained grievous injuries following a traffic collision in Triq Abate Rigord in Ta’ Xbiex.

The incident happened at 8.20am, when, according to preliminary investigation by the police, a collision had taken place between a Nissan March, driven by the 20-year old and a Toyota Hilux pick-up that was being driven by a 41-year Imsida resident.

The young woman was immediately taken to Mater Dei Hospital for treatment.

Police investigations are underway. 

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